Patricia McConnell PHD received her doctorate in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison researching dog behaviour and communications between trainers and working domestic dogs. She has a world renouned behavioural and training practice helping treat serious behavioural problems in companion animals. This book is for those that are fed up with barking and lunging whilst out on walks. It gives practical information for novice and professional trainers alike about positive ways to teach dogs how to walk by other dogs politely. It also includes tips for preventing trouble and effective methods for handling emergency situations. These humane, upbeat methods have changed many anxiety-ridden walks into relaxing, peaceful strolls.